Rasmus Pedersen

1723–1785 (Age 62)
Udby, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Pedersen was born in 1723, in Udby, Odense, Denmark, his father, Peder Rasmusen, was 20 and his mother, Kirsten Christiansdatter, was 20. He married Ane Marie Pedersdatter Krag on 14 September 1770, in Anderup, Lumby, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1785, in Biskorup, Vollsmose, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 62, and was buried in Biskorup, Odense, Fyn, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Pedersen
Ane Marie Pedersdatter Krag
Marriage: 14 September 1770
Maren Rasmusdatter
Johanna Rasmusdatter
Peder Rasmussen
Anders Rasmussen
Johanna Rasmussdatter
Anders Rasmussen
Jeppe Pedersen Korup
Anne Katrine Rasmussen

Spouse and Children

14 September 1770
Anderup, Lumby, Odense, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 6

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 7

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 19

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Rasmus Pedersen in entry for Anne Cathrine Rasmussen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Rasmus Pedersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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